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PhD on Biomass Conversion Technologies for Chemicals Production

In this position you will have the opportunity to develop your PhD in the field of conversion of biomass to glycols. You will be working in a creative and …

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Arbeidsvoorwaarden

Standplaats:
Drienerlolaan, Enschede, Overijssel
Dienstverband:
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 40 uur
Salarisindicatie:
€ 2395 - € 3061 per maand
Opleidingsniveau:
WO

Functieomschrijving

In this position you will have the opportunity to develop your PhD in the field of conversion of biomass to glycols. You will be working in a creative and experienced research group with extensive experience of practical research and access to unique experimental infrastructure.

The work will involve experimental activities covering a variety of aspects related to the cellulosic glycols production, such as: reaction chemistry, catalysis, product analysis and characterization, separation and process development. The ultimate goal of the research is to further develop an integrated process for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to glycols.

Functie-eisen

For this position we are searching for an ambitious candidate with a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering. A solid background in reaction engineering, chemical processes and separation technologies is essential.

OR:

  • You have a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering
  • You have excellent research skills
  • You have experience with experimental laboratory systems
  • You are creative and can work independently
  • You are a team player
  • You have good communication skills
  • You are fluent in English

Conditions

You will be appointed on a fulltime position for four years. The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues in a stimulating scientific environment. The PhD salary is € 2.395 in the first year and increases to € 3.061 in the fourth year. The offer further involves: a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary and a year-end bonus of 8.3%, a solid pension scheme, a minimum of 29 holidays, and numerous professional and personal development programmes.

Additional information

Your reaction should include an application/motivation letter, emphasizing your specific interest and motivation, a detailed CV, and an academic transcript of B.Sc. and M.Sc. education. An interview and a scientific presentation will be part of the selection procedure. Please apply via the provided button below.

For more information about the position, you are encouraged to contact M. Pilar Ruiz (m.p.ruizramiro@utwente.nl)